Pedro Pitarch, is architect (ETSAM, UPM) and musician (COM Caceres).
He has been Steedman Fellow (Washington University , St Louis, 2017), Extraordinary Honour End of Studies Prize at the ETSAM (UPM, 2014), Archiprix International (Hunter- Douglas Award 2015) and Superscape · Future Urban Living Award (Wien, 2016)
He is currently Associate Teacher at the Architecture Faculty of the Polytechnic University of Madrid (ETSAM-UPM). He has been Teaching Fellow in Architectural Design at the Bartlett School of Architecture (University College of London). He has also given lectures at different universities in USA, UK Spain and Austria.
His work has been exhibited at the 16th an 17th Venice Architecture Biennale, 2020 Triennale of Milan, SBAU 2021, 4th Lisbon Architecture Triennale, Architectus Omnibus, 9th EME3 and 2016 Vienna Design Week.
He has received prizes and mentions in several International Competitions such as First Prize Europan 16 at Aalst (Belgium, 2021), Runner Up Prize Europan 16 at Graz (Austria, 2021), Runner Up Prize Europan 16 at Wernigerode (Germany, 2021), First Prize for the Restoration of Cartagena’s Central Cinema (2020), Second Prize for the Stadium of Villanueva Serena (2021), Fifth Prize in ‘Berlin Brandenburg 2070 - 100 Years of GrossBerlin’ (Germany, 2020), Second Prize in ‘Dom Competition’ (Russia, 2018), Second Prize for ‘New Cyprus Museum’ (Cyprus, 2017), First Prize for Clesa Building Restoration (Madrid, 2015). He has been shortlisted for the Debut Award of the IV Lisbon Triennale of Architecture.
In 2015 he founded ‘Pedro Pitarch Architectures & Urbanisms’, an architectural office based in Madrid.
His projects and writings have been published in several magazines and platforms such as Domus, Arquitectura Viva, Pasajes, El País, Archdaily or Plataforma Arquitectura.
He wanders in a somewhat tangential position to architectural practice, focusing on the interrelations between contemporary culture production and the construction of societies